Threading our way through today's national security chaos
Threading Our Way Through Today's National Security Chaos
Financial Policy Council Tuesday Event,
09 September 2014 6:00 - 9:00 pm
You are cordially invited on behalf of the Financial Policy Council’s Board of
to our next Financial Policy Council private briefing with Mr. James
Woolsey; former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), chairman of
the board of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Venture Partner
with Lux Capital Management.
Topic: Threading Our Way Through Today's National Security Chaos.
Date: Tuesday September 9, 2014
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: The Graduate Center / CUNY at 365 Fifth Avenue at The
Elebash Recital Hall – On the main floor of the building and on the left as
you enter into the main lobby
Bio: Ambassador R. James Woolsey, a former Director of Central
Intelligence, chairs the board of the Foundation for Defense of
Democracies, and is a Venture Partner with Lux Capital Management.
Ambassador Woolsey also currently chairs the Advisory Board of the Opportunities
Development Group and the Strategic Advisory Group of Paladin Capital. He
previously was a venture partner and senior advisor with Vantage Point Venture
In 2009 he was the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution
at Stanford University and in 2010-2011 was a Senior Fellow at Yale University's
Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
From 2002-2008 Mr. Woolsey was a Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean,
Virginia, specializing in energy and security issues, and prior to that a partner with Shea
& Gardner in Washington D.C., specializing in commercial litigation and alternative
dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation).
He practiced at the law firm for 22 years on four different occasions and served in the
U.S. Government 5 times for 12 years, holding Presidential appointments in 2
Republican and 2 Democratic administrations.
In addition to serving as DCI, he was ambassador to and chief negotiator for the
Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty (1989-91), General Counsel of the
Senate Armed Services Committee, and Under Secretary of the Navy.
He has served on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, including as a Trustee of
Stanford University and as a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution.
He speaks publicly and contributes articles to national newspapers and other major
periodicals on such issues as national security, energy, foreign affairs and intelligence.
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